IIFT Selection Procedure 2021: Check Admission Criteria
IIFT Selection Procedure 2021 - Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has released the first and second supplementary list of shortlisted candidates for the admission process on the basis of their percentile and other criteria. The first shortlist was released on March 12 while the second shortlist was out on March 19. A total of 2672 number of candidates were shortlisted for second round of the admission process in the first list. In the second shortlist (supplementary shortlist), a total of 32 candidates have qualified for the second round. It will now conduct the IIFT 2021 selection procedure in order to select the candidates for admission to the MBA programme. Candidates who make it to the merit list are required to appear for the further admission processes which include Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI). Here we will be discussing all the details related to IIFT selection procedure 2021. The National Testing Agency conducted IIFT on January 24, 2021. Read the full article to know all the details related to the Selection Procedure of IIFT 2021.
Important Dates of IIFT 2021 Selection Procedure
Candidates who have appeared for IIFT 2021 must know all the important dates related to the admission process of the institutes. Important dates for IIFT 2021 includes all the dates which are application form window, admit card availability, exam day, result declaration and GP/PI dates. All the IIFT 2021 important dates are listed in the table below:
IIFT 2021 Application form available
November 6, 2020
Last date to apply for IIFT 2021
December 30, 2020
IIFT 2021 admit card availability
January 16, 2021
January 24, 2021
IIFT 2021 result
February 16, 2021
|IIFT first shortlist for second round||March 12, 2021|
|Supplementary shortlist for second round||March 19, 2021|
|IIFT Selection Procedure dates||April 2021|
IIFT Selection Procedure 2021 - Detailed Description
The selection procedure of IIFT 2021 consists of all the process from the IIFT exam to the final result of the selected candidates for the admission to IIFT. Apart from the entrance examination which is now being started to be conducted by NTA, the whole selection procedure of the admission is administered by the IIFT. The various steps of the IIFT selection procedure 2021 are listed below:
Shortlisting: Candidates who have appeared in IIFT 2021 are shortlisted on the basis of the marks obtained by them in the examination(both overall and sectional). Candidates had to secure at least minimum marks which are termed as cutoff marks. On the basis IIFT 2021 exam held on January 24, total 2672 number of candidates were shortlisted for second round of the admission process in the first list. In the second shortlist (supplementary shortlist), a total of 32 candidates have qualified for the second round.
List of shortlisted candidates for IIFT Selection Procedure 2021
IIFT Selection Procedure 2021 - Further Process
Candidates after getting shortlisted will now be called for the various admission rounds which are written ability test, Group discussion and personal interview. Candidates who have cleared the IIFT have to fill an online CV form in which the candidates have to fill the following details:
Professional Experience Details
Award / Achievements / Extra-Curricular etc & Languages Known
Career Focus ( not be more than 100 words)
Managerial Traits ( not be more than 100 words)
Further IIFT 2021 selection procedure consist of 3 rounds which are listed below:
Written Ability Test:
In this round candidates have to write an essay or answer some questions asked from a comprehension given to them. Based on the essay or the answers provided to them their written skills will be analyzed.
Time allotted to them is 20 minutes and the word limit of the essay is 300 words.
Candidates will be categorized into different groups and will be assigned a topic. In group discussion communication abilities will be analyzed. Candidates are advised to have knowledge in current affairs and should be aware of all the events related to the business world.
Candidates will be called one by one for the interview process. Again the main objective of the interview is to analyze the candidate's communication skills, his knowledge related to current affairs and business events and various other parameters.
IIFT 2021 Selection Criteria Weightage
After the selection procedure of IIFT 2021, a final list of the qualified candidates will be displayed. The final selection of the candidates is based on the candidates performance in different rounds which have the weightage as mentioned below:
IIFT Exam 2021
Sectional Cutoff for IIFT 2021
Candidates, in order to proceed for IIFT selection procedure 2021, have to pass the IIFT 2021 cutoff. The IIFT cut off includes both sectional and overall percentile. The IIFT cut off 2021 Delhi for the previous years are listed in the table below:
IIFT 2020 Sectional Cutoff
Category wise IIFT Cutoff
About IIFT 2021
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) entrance test conducted annually by National Testing Agency (NTA), for admission to its MBA (IB) program. NTA was conducted IIFT 2021 on January 24 in Computer Based (Online) mode and declared the result on February 16, 2021. Last year around 39,752 candidates registered for the IIFT entrance test.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - IIFT Selection Procedure 2021: Check Admission Criteria
Question:When decides the admission process for IIFT?
IIFT 2021 is conducted by the National Testing Agency , however the selection procedure is prescribed by the IIFT itself. The institutes shortlist the candidates for the further admission process.
Question:What are different admission rounds coming under IIFT 2021 selection procedure?
Candidates after getting shortlisted, will have to go through the following admission rounds:
Written Ability Test
Question:How is the final selection of the candidates made for admission to IIFT?
Final selection of the candidates are made on the basis of the performance of the candidates in the admission rounds. The weightage of the final marks from different parameters is listed below:
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Questions related to IIFT
When is IIFT expected to release the shortlists? I keep checking everyday.
NTA has declared IIFT Result 2021onFebruary 16, 2021 in online mode. Candidates who appeared for the exam can check their IIFT Result scores online at the official website by logging in with their user ID and date of birth.Selection Process for IIFT 2021 will start after the declaration of result.
NTA will release the list of shortlisted candidates for the next selection round - Group Discussion, Writing Skill Assessment and Personal Interview.
The final IIFT result 2021will mention the names of candidates who will be granted admission to either of the two campuses of IIFT: Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada.
The final list of selected candidates for MBA (IB) programme atIIFT 2021will be released in the second week of April 2021.
How many students attempted IIFT 21 and Whats can be possible score for GEM to convert IIFT Delhi campus?
A total number of 27000 students have appeared for IIFT 2021 which took place on 24th of January.
Going according to the previous trends and difficulty level a score of 130 would be enough to clear the cutoff of the delhi campus and keeps on the safer side.
Hope this helps.
What was the cutoff of GK last time in terms of percentile i.e at 5 marks? Will cutoff go till 45 percentile. I remember at 7 marks last time, we got around 62 percentile and the cutoff was 5
Please mention more details of the course and institute in which you interested for as there are different cutoff for different examinations. Please elaborate your question and feel free to ask your doubts here for quick resolution of your query.
What is different between CAT and IIFT?
CAT has a fixed number of 100 questions while IIFT goes on changing its number of questions every year. As such CAT has a fixed exam pattern and IIFT exam pattern changes each year. CAT is the mandatory entrance test for admission to IIMs and IIFT entrance test is the mandatory entrance test for admission to MBA (IB) in all the three campuses of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. CAT has uniform marking pattern for each correct answer with +3 marks while IIFT marking pattern varies between 0.5 mark to 1 mark for each correct answer. CAT offers admission opportunity in 20 IIMs, FMS, MDI, IITs, NITIE, IMI, SPJIMR, JBIMS among others while IIFT entrance exam is institute based and offers admission in IIFT Delhi, Kolkata and Kakinada campuses. CAT is a computer based test while IIFT is a paper based test.
Hope, this information helps you.
when will IIFT result declare?
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) result is expected to be declared in the second week of February. And now, second week is going on, so the results can be declared anytime. Keep an eye over the official website - http://iift.nta.nic.in/webinfo/public/home.aspx
Refer here for more info - IIFT 2021 - Result, Cutoff, Selection Procedure, Answer Key for MBA (IB) (careers360.com)
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